Empirical Research in Taiwan on Factors Underlying Differences in Fertility

  • Albert I. Hermalin
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


The attention given to fertility levels, trends and differentials in recent years has resulted in an increase both in empirical research, designed to establish facts and relationships, and in theory development, which has sought to synthesise this rapidly expanding body of knowledge. Conceptual models of a social, psychological, and economic nature have been advanced (see as examples Freedman, 1967; Fawcett, 1970; T. W. Schultz, 1973).


Family Planning Fertility Behaviour Living Child Marital Fertility Child Quality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert I. Hermalin
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  1. 1.Population Studies CenterUniversity of MichiganUSA

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